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School of the Arts

School of the Arts


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We believe all students have the right to high quality educational experiences that develop their unique needs and passions.


​The mission of the Tacoma School of the Arts is to partner with community resources to change public education, emphasizing creativity, and utilizing a fully inclusive model that educates the whole student through core values: THINKING, EMPATHY, COMMUNITY, and BALANCE.​

The Tacoma School of the Arts will:

  • ​Stimulate higher-level thinking and problem solving
  • Provide advanced training in the arts
  • Prepare students to meet the challenges of the 21st century
  • Incorporate experiential and innovative approaches to learning
  • Connect students to the larger community